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What is the correct English word for a person who always suspects other people (like colleagues, wife, and, so on), whose habit is to suspect people around him, without any valid reason?

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Have you tried looking at the definitions here, for example - dictionary.reference.com/browse/suspect?s=t ? –  Leon Conrad Feb 21 at 8:13
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A neurotic obsessive paranoid, or if you prefer an ex-spouse. –  Mari-Lou A Feb 21 at 8:22
    
Almost a duplicate of english.stackexchange.com/questions/127220/… –  Mohit Feb 21 at 11:29

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Paranoid: a person suffering from paranoia (a baseless or excessive suspicion of the motives of others.)

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the correct word to be used, depending on context, is paranoid

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